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Mary Brummond, 100, Crystal Lake, Ill.

Mary Brummond, 100, of Crystal Lake, Illinois, formerly of Hutchinson, died Oct. 29, 2016, at Fountains of Crystal Lake Assisted Living in Crystal Lake, Illinois.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, Nov. 3, at St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson with the Rev. Jerry Meidl officiating. Bev Wangerin was the organist and Bobbi Ludewig was the song leader. Congregational hymns were “Be Not Afraid,” “Hail Mary: Gentle Women,” “On Eagle’s Wings” and “How Great Thou Art.”
Casket bearers were Mrs. Brummond’s grandchildren, Megan Shelton, Bridget Lawlor, Carl Brummond, Catherine Quinn, Max Brummond, Colleen O’Connell, Karen Brummond and Kevin Brummond. Honorary casket bearers were grandchildren Jason Brummond and Matthew Brummond.
Interment was at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls.
Mary Josephine Brummond (nee Waldron) died peacefully at her home in Crystal Lake, Illinois, on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, at the age of 100. She was a homemaker, den mother and faithful member of the Roman Catholic Church. She was a member of the St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Parish in Crystal Lake, Illinois, at the time of her death.
She was born March 28, 1916, on the family farm and homestead in Green Isle Township, Sibley County, to Michael and Mary Waldron. She was the sister of three brothers, one of whom died at birth. She grew up in Green Isle Township on the family farm and attended country school. She graduated from Stevens Seminary High School in Glencoe in 1933.
On Feb. 16, 1942, she married Bruce Brummond at St. George’s Catholic Church in Glencoe. After marriage, she lived with her family in Hutchinson and Glencoe, Minnesota; Belle Fourche, South Dakota; Sparta, Wisconsin; and Lake Zurich and Crystal Lake, Illinois. Active in the Catholic church, Mrs. Brummond served on various committees, church guilds, school functions and the altar and rosary society at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Lake Zurich. Additionally, she was a den mother for the local Cub Scout troop. In later years, she also served as an election judge in Hutchinson.
Also active in various veterans groups, Mrs. Brummond was a member of American Ex-Prisoners of War, American Legion Auxiliary, Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, 8&40 (La Boutique Des Huit Chapeaux Et Quarante Femmes) and the Fountains (Crystal Lake, Illinois) Veterans Club.
She is survived by her loving husband of 74 years, Bruce; daughter, Mary Kathryn (Robert) O’Connell of Midlothian, Virginia; sons, Robert Thomas of Lake Zurich, Illinois, William Michael (Donna) of Chesterfield, Missouri, John David of Bellevue, Nebraska and Charles Henry (Patricia) of McHenry, Illinois; 10 grandchildren, Megan Kathryn Shelton, Bridget Lawlor, Colleen O’Connell, Jason Bruce Brummond, Max Daniel Brummond, Catherine Ann Quinn, Carl Patrick Brummond, Karen Marie Brummond, Matthew Paul Brummond and Kevin Thomas Brummond; 12 great-grandchildren; and her care giver the past six years, Rissa Hilario.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Michael and Mary Waldron; three brothers, one of whom died in childbirth and Thomas Matthew and Joseph Michael; son, James Bruce; and grandson-in-law, James Randy Shelton.
Arrangements were with the Dobratz-Hantge Chapels in Hutchinson. Online obituaries and guest book are available at www.hantge.
com.